Recommended reading

While books cannot replace the preparation you would receive in a formal childbirth education class, they are great supplement! 

Sometimes it's hard to know what books are worth reading. We have compiled a list of our favorites.

Pregnancy

 

Ina May Gaskin’s Guide to Childbirth

 

Birthing From Within by Pam England

 

Your Best Birth by Rikki Lake

 

What No One Tells You: A Guide to Your Emotions from Pregnancy to Motherhood by Sacks and Birndorf

 

Childbirth without Fear by Grantly Dick-Read

 

Babies are not Pizzas by Rebecca Dekker

 

Mindful Birthing Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond

Book by Nancy Bardacke

 

The Birth Book by Sears

 

Expecting Better by Emily Oster

 

Supernatural Childbirth by Jackie Mize

 

Giving Birth With Confidence by Lothian and DeVries

 

Newborn

The Vaccine Book by Sears

 

Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp

 

Breastfeeding

The Woman Art of Breastfeeding

 

Making More Milk

 

Dads

Make Room for Daddy by Judith Walzer Leavitt

 

The Birth Partner by Penny Simkin

 


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